May 28, 2019: Support the Plastic Bag Ban

Shopping bag made out of recycled Hessian sack with forming over white backgroundThe environmental committee of the Cuyahoga County Council recently passed a ban on single-use plastic bags in county retail stores.  The proposed ban will go before the entire county  council for a vote on May 28 at 5 PM in council chambers located on the fourth floor of the county office building on the corner of E. 9th and Prospect downtown.  Please plan to attend the meeting to express your support for the ban as it represents a significant step towards reducing plastic waste and pollution in the county.  A strong Sierra Club presence at the meeting will ensure a positive outcome for the environment and the people of Cuyahoga County.

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